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Review: could Zocor cause Plantar fasciitis?

Summary: Plantar fasciitis could be caused by Zocor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Neurontin, and have Hypercalcaemia.

We study 60,311 people who have side effects while taking Zocor from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Plantar fasciitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Plantar fasciitis and more.

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Zocor

Zocor (latest outcomes from 61,408 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis (painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia) (latest reports from 13,946 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, sinusitis.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 60,279 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor. Among them, 88 people (0.15%) have Plantar Fasciitis. They amount to 0.63% of all the 13,922 people who have Plantar Fasciitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Plantar fasciitis in Zocor reports

Time on Zocor when people have Plantar fasciitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Plantar fasciitis12.50%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%62.50%0.00%

Gender of people who have Plantar fasciitis when taking Zocor * :

FemaleMale
Plantar fasciitis58.33%41.67%

Age of people who have Plantar fasciitis when taking Zocor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Plantar fasciitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.44%13.41%35.37%48.78%

Severity of Plantar fasciitis when taking Zocor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Plantar fasciitis0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Plantar fasciitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Plantar fasciitis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercalcaemia (27 people, 30.68%)
  2. Arthritis (20 people, 22.73%)
  3. Breast cancer (20 people, 22.73%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (18 people, 20.45%)
  5. Depression (10 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (51 people, 57.95%)
  2. Celebrex (44 people, 50.00%)
  3. Levaquin (40 people, 45.45%)
  4. Zometa (39 people, 44.32%)
  5. Ambien (36 people, 40.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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